Cheltenham vs Man City paused over player safety concerns as fireworks drop onto pitch
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Cheltenham vs Man City paused over player safety concerns as fireworks drop onto pitch

Manchester City’s FA Cup clash with Cheltenham Town was temporarily paused as fireworks landed on the pitch.

The League Two side were hosting the Premier League giants on Saturday evening, and holding their own in the first half when fireworks were seen outside of the ground.

The colorful explosions were taking place behind one of the goals, though were landing on the pitch.

It forced referee Stuart Attwell to take the players off the pitch due to safety concerns.

Police were seen striding by the side of the pitch, though the fireworks soon stopped and play was able to resume.

It is not the first time that fireworks have been seen in the FA Cup this season, also stopping play in Stockport's tie against West Ham.

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